She was the daughter of Jane Gamble and wife of Samuel Wann of Ireland.
She probably emigrated to the US in the late 1840s. She lived at Homeland, Middleton, Staten Island, NY with her mother, brother and husband. She never had any children. By 1872 she had moved to Georgetown, CO, due to her husband's professional commitments.
Eighth Census of the USA, Richmond County, Middleton, NY, 1860, p. 536; New York City Directory 1863-1869; Colorado Miner, Georgetown, CO, 16 October 1872, p. 4.